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2 people killed in shooting near downtown Indianapolis

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Posted at 12:54 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 13:47:03-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people were shot and killed were shot late Tuesday just east of Downtown Indianapolis.

According to a report from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Marlowe Avenue.

Multiple shots were fired following a large disturbance between a couple different groups of people and police found a large crime scene in the area. The shooting is believed to have been targeted.

Emmanuel Oluwafemi, 20, and Kevin Thomas, 18, died in the shooting, according to the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.